the new Anti-cookie law come into effect in the EU this week (in the UK today). BBC News - Cookie law: websites must seek consent from this weekend
Now I don't as a rule object to people gathering data -- so long as I know WHO is doing it and WHAT it's being used for.
Some more malevolent sites have been collecting almost every key stroke you make and selling this data on to "all and sundry" for ANY purpose.
Glad for once some privacy laws are being strengthened -especially as other agencies are beginning to get more control over the Internet such as blocking sites which they "The regime or some commercial organisations" regard as "unsuitable" ??? ! .